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Pleated + honeycomb blinds report

The pleated and honeycomb blinds category is maturing, with product…
BLINDS BY PETER MEYER “Blinds by Peter Meyer has been back in the cellular/pleated market now since 2016 with our Simply Cell + Pleat range but have many years’ experience... READ MORE

Manufacturing report: Silver L...

Like most industries and indeed the rest of the world,…
FASHIONLINE The Fashionline Group continues to look for ways to lead industry amid the unprecedented and highly challenging Covid 19 business environment. “Make no mistake, the global pandemic hit our... READ MORE

Climate for innovation

Summer is the season for the external blinds category, with…
PINZ Pinz National Sales and Marketing Manager Kate Bessell says that the seasonal nature of external blinds the summer season has been keenly anticipated by Pinz. For the 2019 /... READ MORE

Shutter retail focus: Woodlore

With a premium quality offering and a range of options…
Norman has a long track record as an importer of quality shutters. And recent developments mean the company’s offering has recently been enhanced with the addition of a local network... READ MORE

Australia/NZ trend insights

Local pundits predict 2020 will be marked by a continuation…
AUSTRALIAN INTERIOR DESIGN PREDICTIONS Digital overkill and an underlying sense of flux and uncertainty are quoted by trend experts as the reasons for a general desire to create security on... READ MORE

Harking back: Spott trends

Bisgaard, whose background is in business and psychology, delivers presentations that focus more on business process than Pantone numbers. “There are so many innovations, and so much technology being developed... READ MORE

Where I belong – Heimtextil ...

Personal identity remains at the core of the major design…
For the official Heimtextil Trend Presentation, Stijlinstituut Amsterdam director Anne Marie Commandeur introduced five diverse trends. “Pure Spiritual” finds balance in nature and mysticism, “Maximum Glam” turns the glamorous life... READ MORE

Curtain fabric report

Wide widths continue to drive product design in the curtain…
Charles Parsons Interiors Marketing Manager Yvonne Ling comments that demand for wide widths is one of the biggest current influences in the market.   “It is currently evident in the market... READ MORE

Smart operators: motorisation ...

The market is benefiting from increased price accessibility in this…
LOUVOLITE Louvolite Marketing Manager Jamie Marsden describes the last couple of years as “something of a revolution in a variety of ways.” Motorisation used to be something that domestic consumers... READ MORE

Reinventing a classic

Venetian blinds are both universal and timeless; but far from…
NORFOLK BLINDS Norfolk Blinds is one of the few remaining manufacturers of both aluminium and timber venetian blinds. “Venetian blinds are one of the oldest types of blinds, with evidence... READ MORE
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